Quentin J. Bogart, PhD

On December 17, 2022 Quentin Bogart passed away peacefully in Mesa Arizona.

Quentin was born in Quincy Illinois on July 16, 1930.  His mother, Katherine Bogart, was a distinguished teacher at Fort Hays Kansas State College and his father James Walter Bogart was a banker, who passed away in 1934.  His mother and hisgrandmother raised him.  Quentin also had a sister, Eleanor and a half-brother, Loren.

Quentin joined the Navy, and was discharged in June of 1953.  He served in various administrative positions in community collages located in Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, and Kentucky. He moved his family to Austin, Texas, where he obtained his doctorate degree in 1968.  That same year he became president of Texas Southmost College in Brownsville Texas.  In 1970, he again moved his family to Tempe Arizona, and was hired as an associate professor in the college of education at Arizona State University.  He was the liaison for ASU to all of the community colleges in the state of Arizona.  After his retirement, Dr. Bogart served on various boards, and was the president of the Emeritus College of ASU.    He is survived by his is wife Norma of 70 years and his three sons Michael, Stephen, and Marty.


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